Keyboard problem with Ubuntu 9.04

Dennis Wicks wix at
Tue Jun 16 15:38:40 CDT 2009

My grandson just did a clean install of Ubuntu 9.40 on his 
Inspiron 1740. It fixed a lot of problems, but now the 
keyboard is slow, and the quote, apostrophe, and back-tick 
keys only work if they are held down for an extended time.

Also, it isn't possible to change the type or model of the 

Anybody else have this problem, or have any ideas how to fix it?

Thanks for any help!


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